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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
+1 703-572-4118
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151-3002
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Reviewed yesterday

Great collection of planes, very well displayed. They have a Concorde, Enola Gay, Discovery space shuttle and many more. Don't miss the observation tower (closes 4:30, i.e. an hour before the museum closes). Kids enjoyed it very much. A neat place to visit.

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not so ingested in planes (well not as much as my husband) but I still found the place very interesting. It is free to get in and they have free tours run by very knowledgeable staff (most of who have flown the planes,...More

Thank Mel H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here a few times over the years, and always find something new. The space shuttle Discovery and the Mars rover are some o my favorites. Admission is free but you pay to park. Plan 2-3 hours if you really want to see...More

Thank jwhome100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fear place to visit with solo or Free to enter but 15 bucks for parking. So either pack everyone into one car or you can take. Bus for 50cents per persons from Dulles airport to the museum. Also there is a bus which connects the...More

Thank reese3
Reviewed 3 days ago

This outstanding museum is situated alongside Dulles Airport in Washington and contains a large collection of historic aircraft and space exhibits. Parking is $15 but entry is free. It is divided into two main hangars, The Boeing Aviation Hanger and the Space Hangar. The main...More

Thank ken649
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing to see both the Wright brothers flyer, and actual Apollo lunar lander. Well worth it! You'll need at least a few hours to do the place justice.

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Do the observation tower first as it gets crowded. The kids enjoyed the simulator ride. My space buff teen was completely impressed with the space shuttle and the numerous other exhibits. Prepare to spend the whole day here and you'll be on your feet almost...More

Thank Chaya4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to museums of different types all over the world and this is one world-class museum. If you are even remotely interested in aviation, this is a must-see. Parking is $15 but well worth it when you figure that the museum itself is free....More

Thank MandBee_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located about 15 minutes from the Dulles terminal. Parking cost $15 but admission is free. This is one of my favourite smithsonian museums. The airplane collection is amazing. Seeing the Enola gay was interesting and all the WW1 to WW2 planes was interesting. The space...More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Air and Space Museum in DC is awesome. Loved the Apollo Exhibit, seeing Lindbergh's plane, experiencing the Wright brother's quest. However, the most wonderful exhibit I saw there was one sort of hidden near the Apollo Exhibit. It is called ARTIST SOLDIERS: Artistic Expression...More

Thank AlgernonofChrisKay
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luckyme623
25 June 2017|
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Response from kelphxpdx | Reviewed this property |
For clarity sake, and to correct a mis-statement or mis-guidance in an earlier reply in this chain, the Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum Center is an Extension of the one downtown, and located WEST of DC in Northern VA, next to... More
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darkfalcon500
9 June 2017|
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Response from MomMobile5 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on a few things: 1. How important is it for you to see a space shuttle? The Hazy Center has the shuttle Discovery. 2. Where are you staying and do you have a car? If you're staying downtown with no car, then... More
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apatriot73
14 May 2017|
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Response from Squizzynet | Reviewed this property |
you can get a bus from the end of the metro line that goes by Dulles and the museum on a loop. I can't recall the bus number but it's on the museum website under the "how to get here" tab (or whatever it's called).
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